Brightwaters, New South Wales
New South Wales
|Population||903 (2016 census)|
|• Density||820/km2 ( 2,130/sq mi)|
|Area||1.1 km2 (0.4 sq mi)|
|Location||6 km (4 mi) E of Morisset|
|LGA(s)||City of Lake Macquarie|
|State electorate(s)||Lake Macquarie|
Early industries were tinned fish and sugar cane. A sugar cane mill was built, but it was destroyed by a bushfire in 1875. A post office was opened in 1963 and closed in 1979.
In the 2016 Census, there were 903 people in Brightwaters. 84.1% of people were born in Australia and 93.0% of people spoke only English at home. The most common responses for religion in Brightwaters were No Religion 24.9%, Catholic 24.1% and Anglican 19.8%.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "State Suburbs: Brightwaters". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 3 September 2018. Material was copied from this source, which is available under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
- History of Brightwaters (Lake Macquarie City Library)
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